Video Q&A: Tony McAlister, CTO, Betfair - Part one

On changing the skills development strategy at the online gambling firm - part one of a two-part video interview
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Leadership-logoAs part of Computing's Tomorrow's IT Leaders campaign, we talk to the UK's top chief information officers (CIOs) to find out their views on the role of IT leaders and how this will change in the post-recession world.

Since starting as chief technology officer (CTO) at online gambling firm Betfair in January, Tony McAlister has spearheaded a radical change in how the online gambling firm sources and manages its IT talent.

In this video, he talks about his global sourcing strategy, the introduction of a "dual-ladder" career development scheme and how he is planning to redress the gender balance within his department.

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